Career Services Center
Holthusen Hall, First Floor
1324 W. Wisconsin Avenue
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Phone: (414) 288-7423
Fax: (414) 288-5302
E-mail | Staff Directory
COMMUNITY CAREER COUNSELING AND PLACEMENT SERVICES
The following are programs and services available in the Milwaukee community.
40+ Wisconsin Dr. William Needler Job Forum
40+ of Southeastern Wisconsin is a self-help support, resource, and advocacy group for job seekers from southeastern Wisconsin. There are no membership, initiation, or entrance fees because all money is raised from private donations.
Noncredit classes addressing career development topics.
Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin Workforce Connection Center
Richards Street Center - 414.962.4148
91st Street Center - 414.847.4960
Waukesha Center -262.832.3216
Centers are open to the public and offer free services and a staff that can help you build a resume and find a job. Walk-ins are welcome and no appointment is necessary and the services are free of charge. Resources available include: computer usage, internet access, resume/cover letter preparation, typing tutorial, e-mail access, printer access, fax machine, telephone access, job posting, area job outlook, career exploration tools, workshops, employer recruitment, community resource materials, and assessment tools.
Interfaith Employment Service Central Office
Interfaith sponsors several programs that help mature workers and displaced homemakers find employment that provide long term self-sufficiency in positions that meet the person’s interests, aptitudes, values and stated economic needs.
Job Center of Wisconsin
East Office - 414.873.6400
North Office - 414.438.2000
South Office - 414.546.6800
Employment assistance through local Job Service offices designated by zip code. Vocational counseling. Special emphasis on older workers, GA/AFDC recipients, refugees, dislocated workers, W2 transitional workers and veterans. No fees; nonprofit organization. For a directory of Wisconsin Job Center locations, visit http://wisconsinjobcenter.org/directory/
Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC)
Workshops offered include Career Directions for those who are ready for a career change or who want to explore their career change possibilities and Exploring Career Majors focusing on labor market trends, in-demand career areas, how to enter those careers, and average salaries.
Milwaukee Public Libraries
Atkinson - 414.286.3068
Downtown - 414.286.3011
Tippecanoe - 414.286.3085
Career and Job Information Center at all locations. Check the “News, Classes and Events” option on the homepage menu for career-related offerings. Video and audio tapes on career/job search topics can be checked out. Open to the public, residency not required.
Milwaukee Urban League
Provides job referrals for entry-level and professional positions, career counseling, and values and interest assessments. No fees. Open to the public.
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Career Transitions Center
The CTC offers classes, seminars and other programs relevant to career change. It also offers fee-based face-to-face, one-on- one career analysis, advice and planning.
Veterans Administration Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment VetSuccess Program
The VetSuccess program assists Veterans with service-connected disabilities to prepare for, find, and keep suitable jobs. For Veterans with service-connected disabilities so severe that they cannot immediately consider work, VetSuccess offers services to improve their ability to live as independently as possible.
Waukesha County Technical College(WCTC) Workforce Development Center
Career development and planning services for adults and youth with services provided through 10 agencies. Please review the website above for services, events and cost information.